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Climbing Carstensz Pyramid

Carstensz Pyramid is one of the most challenging mountains to climb on earth, with its remote location, rugged terrain and high altitude testing all who attempt it.

Located in the thick, dense, remote and lush rainforest of Western Papua, Indonesia, Carstensz Pyramid (4884m) is the highest mountain in Australasia, and one of the most technically demanding climbs in the world. Mountain climbing on Carstensz Pyramid is a true test of ones abilities, and its isolation and alluring other-worldly scenery only adds to its appeal. Check out our Mountain Climbing trips on Carstensz Pyramid, and prepare for an immensely rewarding journey.

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Carstensz Pyramid

Carstensz Pyramid is a true bucket-list item for all mountain climbing enthusiasts, holding one of the highest technical ratings in the world. The climb is extremely draining, both mentally and physically, with the excitement and exhilaration of making the summit keeping most going. Reaching the top is an immensely satisfying achievement, and it is said that more people have climbed Mt. Everest than Carstensz Pyramid - putting in to perspective the challenge that lies ahead.


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Indonesian Rupiah

Best time to visit

Any time of year, as its proximity to the equator means the weather is the same all-year-round

How to get there

Fly via helicopter to base camp, generally from Bali. Otherwise a 4-5 day trek through the jungle to reach the mountain


Fluctuates wildly every day, with daytime temperatures ranging from 12-37 degrees celsius, while nighttime temperatures can plunge as low as -8 degrees celsius. Expect a few hours of rain every day

More info about Mountain Climbing in Carstensz Pyramid:

Mountain climbing Carstensz Pyramid is an extremely difficult and challenging activity, both mentally and physically, and should only be undertaken by those in very good physical condition and those with extensive mountain climbing experience. The weather fluctuates wildly every day near the mountain, so please pack and wear appropriate clothing to prepare for it all

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